In the Spring…

…a person’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of the OxTALENT competition. Apologies to Alfred, Lord Tennyson – but it’s certainly the case that the Easter vacation provides an ideal opportunity to reflect on how you have used digital technology to … Continue reading

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make: an impact in Trinity Term

Each year we run a series of lunch time talks under the banner of make: which showcases the creative use of technology and digital resources in teaching, learning and outreach around the University. In past years we have included talks … Continue reading

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Taking control of media interviews and your online presence: upcoming courses

Engaging with the public is core to main of the University’s activities, informing research, enhancing teaching and learning, and increasing our impact on society. For example, we may inform and inspire the public about our research, consult with the public … Continue reading

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Courses Spotlight: Tools of Engagement

There are many ways you engage with your research and project stakeholders. We can give you guidance on the tools you might use whether that engagement is web-based, print-based or screen-based. Take a look at the following courses and workshops. … Continue reading

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Engage returns this term with VR and other innovations!

The award winning Engage programme returns, offering you the chance to explore academic networking, public engagement with research, and outreach activities using digital technologies, like social media. The lunchtime sessions kick-off next week with sessions about: the OxReach crowdfunding platform … Continue reading

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Hold the front page! Academic IT hits the headlines

The Technology Enhanced Learning team made news headlines this month, including the front page of the University website (twice), the front page of the BBC, and the DailyInfo podcast. Oxford at War 1914-1918 roadshow Alun Edwards was interviewed for DailyInfo … Continue reading

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Sexual violence, harassment and social media

On 13 July 2016 I spoke at Social Media and Student Accommodation, a one day workshop focussing on how and when to use social media as an aid to promoting and providing successful student accommodation. This was organised by the student housing charity Unipol. … Continue reading

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OxTALENT 2016: The winners are announced

The 2016 OxTALENT awards ceremony was held at the Oxford Martin School on Tuesday 14th June. We were honoured by the presence in our midst, not only of three Pro-Vice-Chancellors (one of them a recipient of an OxTALENT award himself!), … Continue reading

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Join us at the OxTALENT awards ceremony on Tuesday 14th June

One of the highlights – some would say the highlight – of the year for Academic IT Services is the annual OxTALENT awards ceremony, where we recognise those staff and students who have demonstrated how technology can make a real difference to … Continue reading

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Digital commemorations of the First World War: a competition, conference, community collection and serialised diary

(Posted on behalf of Sarah Wilkin) 2016 is a significant year in First World War centenary commemorations, with the recent anniversary of the Battle of Jutland and nationwide plans in place to mark the start of the Battle of the … Continue reading

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